8 edition of On the Edge of Disaster found in the catalog.
by Mason Crest Publishers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||128|
Alexia Hammond, broken and destroyed by a tragedy she can't seem to recover from, is on a downward spiral toward destruction. A life of partying, alcohol, drugs and men has brought her near the edge of disaster. That is until one night while at work as a waitress in an upscale restaurant, she Pages: Overboard! book. A Sunshine State Award nominee A high-stakes adventure series perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet. Eleven-year-old Travis and his family are on a whale watch off the coast of Washington when disaster strikes. The boat capsizes, throwing everyone into the ice-cold chaotic waves. Separated from their families and struggling to stay afloat, Travis and twelve.
In the early years of the 20th century, the city of Cleveland experienced a major outbreak of smallpox. This epidemic brought the city to the edge of disaster in Only a program of community-wide vaccination halted the spread of this dreaded infectious disease. This was not easy to achieve, and came about only through the effective cooperation of Cleveland’s elected officials, public. Americans have been shocked in the past few years to discover how vulnerable our nation is to disaster, be it terrorist attack or act of God. But what's truly shocking, argues leading security expert Stephen Flynn, is how little we have learned from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time-and squandering it.
In The Edge of Disaster, Flynn extends the argument he made in his book, America the Vulnerable. In the new book, he writes: Despite all the rhetoric since Septem , and some new federal spending on homeland security, America remains dangerously unprepared to prevent and respond to acts of catastrophic terrorism on U.S. soil. He outlines a detailed, pragmatic program we can embrace right now to enhance our preparedness across the board and ensure true national -hitting yet ultimately optimistic, The Edge of Disaster is a passionate call to make resiliency to disaster our top national priority. With the wounds of recent national tragedies still unhealed.
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This book is a must-read for all members of Congress, presidential candidates, and ordinary citizens who want to build a better and safer future.” –Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University Advance praise for The Edge of Disaster “Steve Flynn has done it by: This book is a must-read for all members of Congress, presidential candidates, and ordinary citizens who want to build a better and safer future.” –Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University Advance praise for The Edge of Disaster “Steve Flynn has done it again/5(25).
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The Edge of Disaster makes me wish there was a required reading list for all US citizens, or, at the very least, a required reading list for all of our elected officials [just as soon as we can get them to read that pesky little U.S. Constitution thing we have:], because this is a book that is perfectly written to get people up off their butts and get them involved/5.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Rod of God, Book One: On the Edge of Disaster/5(2). Edge of Disaster (The Edge Series, Book 1) Genre: Adult Contemporary Fiction (not appropriate for younger readers) This is a Stand Alone Novel Alexia Hammond, broken and destroyed by a tragedy she can’t seem to recover from, is on a downward spiral toward destruction/5(K).
The Edge of Disaster tells us what we can do about it, as individuals and as a society. We can–and, Flynn argues, we must–construct a more resilient nation. With the wounds of recent national tragedies still unhealed, the time to act is : Random House Publishing Group.
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The Edge of Disaster calls into question the neglect of domestic preparedness in favor of the Department of Defense-driven offensive in the global war on terrorism. The book offers provocative. Edge of Valor: Valor Book One When their mission fails, his l Agent Jackson Fischer is a man after truth.
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Edge of Disaster book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An EPIC battle to survive At the end of EDGE OF COLLAPSE, Luke /5. This book is a must-read for all members of Congress, presidential candidates, and ordinary citizens who want to build a better and safer future.” –Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University Advance praise for The Edge of Disaster “Steve Flynn has done it again.
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Find books like Edge of Disaster (Edge, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Edge of Disaster (Edge, #1) also l. 'The Edge of Disaster' Whether it's a terrorist attack or a natural disaster, America is largely unprepared for dealing with a major calamity, says author and security expert Stephen Flynn.
In a.The Edge of Disaster arrives at the right time to capitalize on those changes, and to help transform the nation’s approach to security. Edge of Disaster is free of jargon and rich in ideas, both in terms of analyzing U.S.
security problems and in recommending solutions to them. Flynn offers dozens of examples of innovative programs adopted by. From the Dreamland amusement park to the modern disaster movie, New York has always thrived at the edge of catastrophe The Los Angeles Review of Books .